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Saudi Arabia urges urgent Arab League meeting on Iran

IANS  |  Cairo 

has urged the Arab League (AL) to hold an urgent meeting of Arab foreign ministers on what it calls Iran's interventions in the region, informed sources said.

"requests the meeting to be held next Sunday," said the AL source on Sunday, reported Xinhua.

The Saudi request comes amid continuous tension between the two rivals in the region, particularly in the conflicts in Syria and Yemen.

It also comes a week after the resignation of Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri, who blamed and its Lebanese ally Hezbollah group for his decision.

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First Published: Mon, November 13 2017. 04:12 IST
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